Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current IssuesAuthor: Peterson Institute for International Economics
23 Jun 2018

Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues

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Audio recordings of Peterson Perspectives interviews with Peterson Institute for International Economics research staff, analyzing current economic and political events.

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    Trade Talks Episode 43: Costing Trump's China Tariffs

    Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown explain some implications of President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on US imports from China starting July 6, 2018, which could escalate to cover $450 billion of American imports. They speak to Mary E. Lovely (PIIE) and Simon Rabinovitch (The Economist) about which companies will be affected and how China might retaliate beyond tit-for-tat tariffs.

  • Posted on 21 Jun 2018

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    Trade Talks Episode 42: Trump and Tariff Tweets: It’s More Complicated Than That

    Bown and Keynes explain the nonreciprocal pattern of tariffs—and nontariff barriers—across countries highlighted by President Trump’s tweets and statements about high levels of tariff protection received by Canadian dairy farmers, automakers in Europe and China, and more.

  • Posted on 15 Jun 2018

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    Trade Talks Episode 41: Trump and China's "War of Saliva"

    Chad P. Bown (PIIE) and Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) update developments in the Trump administration’s on-again, off-again trade war, and trade negotiations with China. They also speak to a number of people in Beijing to better understand the Chinese views.

  • Posted on 08 Jun 2018

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    Trade Talks Episode 40: Steel and Aluminum Tariffs: Trump versus Everyone

    Chad P. Bown (PIIE) and Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) explain the economic implications of President Trump’s decision to apply steel and aluminum trade restrictions on virtually all US trading partners as of June 1, 2018. Countries have announced their plans to retaliate against billions of dollars of US exports, to file WTO trade disputes, and to potentially impose restrictions on their own imports of steel and aluminum.

  • Posted on 02 Jun 2018

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    Trade Talk Episode 39: Car Crash—Trump Sees More National Security Threats

    Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown talk with Kristin Dziczek (Center for Automotive Research) about President Trump’s new investigation into whether imports of autos threaten American national security. They discuss the implications of potential new tariffs for the NAFTA negotiations, as well as trade relations with the European Union and China.

  • Posted on 25 May 2018

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